Danny Groner has spent several years working in the fields of media, journalism and publishing. He specializes in writing about people, events, ideas, and the world we live in. "With such an extensive area of expertise, this guy is a walking Wikipedia," said one blogger.
10 Lucky Movie Quotes for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick's Day brings out the superstitious side in all of us. Though it doesn't get the same love in cinema that other high-profile holidays receive, Hollywood does have a rich tradition of crediting "Lady Luck" for certain milestones and achievements. Here are 10 "lucky" movie quotes that you can pull out on St. Patrick's Day.
Watch These 13 Famous Athletes Cry in Public
Tom Hanks's character Jimmy Dugan famously said in 'A League Of Their Own' that "There's no crying in baseball." But that warning hasn't stopped some of professional sports' top players from showing their softer side from time to time. Here's a look back at sports' most memorable crying athletes.
13 Shocking Deaths that Rocked Professional Sports
People often see professional athletes as being invincible -- supermen on the field as well as off. It's easy to forget these men are mere mortals.
Professional Sports’ 5 Biggest Memorial Day Moments
Memorial Day weekend, which is coming up soon, doesn't offer a a reprieve from the daily grind for many athletes. The NBA and NHL playoffs are still smoking hot, and Major League Baseball is in full swing.
10 Coaches Who Were Rehired By Their Former Teams
The coaching carousel goes 'round and 'round, and where it stops... is sometimes in a familiar place. The Cleveland Cavaliers re-hired Mike Brown on Wednesday, welcoming back the coach who steered the team to its first NBA Finals in 2007. Here's a look at 10 guys who got a chance to guide a team a second time...
10 Athletes Who Lived With Their Parents as Adults
The next time someone gives you a hard time for living with your parents as an adult, you can point to these famous athletes who did the same thing for some period of time while they were playing or after they hung it up. Some athletes did it to save money, others weren't sure about their future and a select few wanted to take care of their aging folks...
5 Amazing Fans Who Caught Foul Balls Without Dropping Their Beers
We've all seen fans at sporting events try to match the competitors on the field from time to time. As the ball flies toward them, they make valiant efforts to grab a souvenir. Some are armed with gloves, while others choose instead to duck and cover...
The 10 Best Female College Basketball Players of All Time
There's been lots of chatter around the NBA about whether Baylor center Brittney Griner, a 6-foot-8 senior, could hack it with the men in the NBA. Mark Cuban said earlier this week that he'd take a look at Griner and consider drafting her...
March Madness: Famous Attendees of the Schools in the Sweet 16
The Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament is set, and you'll find some familiar names of basketball powerhouses in the mix. But also among them are some schools you may not know much about, if you've heard of them at all. To help you get up to speed, we put together a list of famous attendees of each college left in the tournament -- which could help you win some bar bets...
10 Funniest Top Ten Lists Delivered By Athletes on ‘The Late Show’
Athletes who transcend their sports or help win a big game have the rare opportunity to cash in on the entertainment circuit. For some, that means getting the call to come read the 'Top Ten' on 'The Late Show with David Letterman.' However, not all athletes are as, um, qualified as others to bring the funny...
What’s a Billiken, and How’d It Find Its Way to St. Louis?
St. Louis University is seeded fourth in this year's NCAA Tournament, and they're a sentimental favorite for a lot of hoops fans this year. In December, their coach, Rick Majerus, died of heart failure at the age of 64. The team dedicated their season to the memory of their coach. But an additional reason to root for St. Louis is their mascot: the Billiken. What exactly is a Billiken anyway? Read
10 Unexpected March Madness Stars
The annual NCAA Tournament rewards teams high and low for proving themselves to be among the best in the country. Once the games begin, everyone is focused on which of the Davids will slay their Goliaths in the early rounds of the tournament, writing their stories into the pantheons of college basketball history...